It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
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.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.