Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.