Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.