To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
A friend to all is a friend to none
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.