Nothing is as easy as it looks.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
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.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
A friend to all is a friend to none
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.