Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Wisdom begins at the end.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
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.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.