If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
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.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Time wounds all heels.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
None but ourselves can free our minds.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.