One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
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.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Time wounds all heels.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.