Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
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.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The object of the superior man is truth.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?