In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The object of the superior man is truth.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.