It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.