Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.