So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
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!
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.