Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Be curious, not judgmental.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.