If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Resist much. Obey little.
All great achievements require time.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.