Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
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.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.