Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
What's done can't be undone.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.