The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
The lie is a condition of life.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
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.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Time wounds all heels.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.