Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
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.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.