Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.