Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
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.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
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.
The lie is a condition of life.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.