Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little