As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.