Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The lie is a condition of life.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
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.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.