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.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
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.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
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 you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.