You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Resist much. Obey little.
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.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.