Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
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.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.