A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
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.
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.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.