The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I think, therefore I am.