We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.