This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.