You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
All great achievements require time.