To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Criticize the act, not the person.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Desire is the very essence of man.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.