Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Intelligence is a moral category.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Desire is the very essence of man.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.