To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
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 stand for something you will fall for anything.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.