A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
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.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.