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.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
I think, therefore I am.