The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
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.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.