Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.