No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.