The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.