Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Be curious, not judgmental.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.