When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
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.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.