A man is literally what he thinks.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Time wounds all heels.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.