Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Time wounds all heels.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.