It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.