Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.