One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
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.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
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.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.