Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.