One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Time wounds all heels.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.