I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.