You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
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.
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.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
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.
Wisdom begins at the end.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.