Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.