Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
A precedent embalms a principle.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.