Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A man is literally what he thinks.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.