A man is literally what he thinks.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Wisdom begins at the end.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.