Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A friend to all is a friend to none
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.