The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
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.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.