No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.