Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
The object of the superior man is truth.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.