Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
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'.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
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.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are