Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
I think, therefore I am.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
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.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.