A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.