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.
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.
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.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
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.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.