Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.