Time wounds all heels.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
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.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.