A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
All great achievements require time.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
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.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.