Let him who would move the world first move himself.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
None but ourselves can free our minds.