If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.