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.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.