Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
An isolated person requires correspondence as a means of seeing his ideas as others see them, and thus guarding against the dogmatisms and extravagances of solitary and uncorrected speculation.
All of us every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives.
A person who is religiously enlightened appears to me to be one who has, to the best of his ability, liberated himself from the fetters of his selfish desires and is preoccupied with thoughts, feelings, and aspirations to which he clings because of their superpersonal value.
A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there.