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.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
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.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.