Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
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.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.