Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.