Know the world in yourself. Never look for yourself in the world, for this would be to project your illusion.
If you would know yourself, take yourself as the starting point and go back to its source your beginning will disclose your end.
If you would build something solid, don't work with wind always look for a fixed point, something you know that is stable ... yourself.
Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is perennial as the grass.
The great danger... in believing yourself especially chosen is that it becomes easy to view those who are not your people as God's especiallyunchosen.
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
You can always find the sun within yourself if you will only search.
Thomas Jeffersons Decalogue of Canons II. Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.
If you hate someone, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Be yourself who else is better qualified
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
Set high standards and few limitations for yourself.
You must first get along with yourself before you can get along with others.
The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention.
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
CONSOLATION, n. The knowledge that a better man is more unfortunate than yourself.
Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow make yourself good while life and power are still yours.
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.