Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
What's done can't be undone.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.