Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
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.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.