Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
What can't be cured must be endured.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.