Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
What's done can't be undone.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
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.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.