How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
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.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.