I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
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.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.