Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
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.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.