If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your mirror.
I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself.
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism. Indeed, excessive sensitiveness is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for it is to make more of our objects, and less of ourselves.
Life is the faculty of spontaneous activity, the awareness that we have powers.
The awareness of the ambiguity of one’s highest achievements as well as one’s deepest failures is a definite symptom of maturity.
The balance between price in past achievements and consciousness of present shortcomings is difficult to strike.
There are two sentences inscribed upon the Ancient oracle… “Know thyself” and “Nothing too much”; and upon these all other precepts depend.
Inspect the neighborhood of thy life; every shelf, every nook of thine abode.
Scrutinize the mystery underlying all things. Seek in higher dimensions of understanding a meaning behind all our sufferings. Unmask what appears to be the caprice of human destiny – How we long to become that which we hardly believe we are!
To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.