Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The lie is a condition of life.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
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.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.