Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Compassion is the basis of morality.