It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
A friend to all is a friend to none
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.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.