One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
All great achievements require time.
The object of the superior man is truth.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
None but ourselves can free our minds.
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.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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'.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
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.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.