When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Think globally, act locally.