Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.