When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.