Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
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.