Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?