A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
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.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
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.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A man is literally what he thinks.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.