Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool