Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
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.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.