How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
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.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Think globally, act locally.