Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
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.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.