Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
What's done can't be undone.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.