Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.