It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.