Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.