Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Appearances often are deceiving.
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!
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.