Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.