Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
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.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.