A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
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.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
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.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
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.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.