Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
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.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Resist much. Obey little.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
What's done can't be undone.