We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
You always admire what you really don't understand.