Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
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 not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.