We never see ourselves as others see us.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.