We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
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.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.