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.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.