If you know the Way broadly you will see it in everything.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Be a philosopher; but, amidst all your philosophy, be still a man.
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
Thomas Henry Huxley
If you are not a rose, do not be a thorn either.
The years teach much which the days never knew.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
Investigate what is, and not what pleases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells
Eyes see everything but themselves.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Give all, gain all.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
C. S. Lewis
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.
Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
George William Curtis
Think all you speak; but speak not all you think:
Thoughts are your own; but your words are so no more.
Where Wisdom steers, wind cannot make you sink:
Lips never err, when she does keep the door.
The whole life is a succession of dreams. My ambition is to be a conscious dreamer, that is all.
I think it's important to live life with a knowledge of its mystery, and of your own mystery.
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