Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Think globally, act locally.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
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.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
A precedent embalms a principle.
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.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.