Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.