Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
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.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.