Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
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.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.