Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
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.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.