It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.