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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence