To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.