Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
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.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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'.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.