Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
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.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.