Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Criticize the act, not the person.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.