Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.