Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.