Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.