Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
I think, therefore I am.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
A precedent embalms a principle.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.