Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.