Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
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.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
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.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.