We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
A man is literally what he thinks.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.