A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
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.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.