I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.