The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
What's done can't be undone.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
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.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.