It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
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.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.