He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.