Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.