If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A friend to all is a friend to none
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.