Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A friend to all is a friend to none
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.