If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The lie is a condition of life.
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.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.