Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.