I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Criticize the act, not the person.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.