Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
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.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Resist much. Obey little.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.