I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
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.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Time wounds all heels.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.