Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
What's done can't be undone.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I think, therefore I am.