It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
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.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
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.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
What's done can't be undone.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.