One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
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.
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!
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.