To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
It's not what you give, it's the way you give it.
A teacher is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself.
There is no such thing as defeat until you admit so yourself, but not until then!
Wait in the calm strength of patience – he that is strong should guard it with tenderness.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The law of averages: put in more, come out with more.
To me, defeat is anything is merely temporary, and its punishment is but an urge for me to greater effort to achieve my goal. Defeat simply tells me that something is wrong in my doing; it is a path leading to success and truth.
The less promise and potency in the self, the more imperative is the need for pride. The core of pride is self-rejection.