If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
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.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
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.