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.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
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.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
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.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
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?
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.