There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.