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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Desire is the very essence of man.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The lie is a condition of life.
Wisdom begins at the end.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!