Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Criticize the act, not the person.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.