Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
The lie is a condition of life.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
All great achievements require time.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.