Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Time wounds all heels.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.