The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Give up trying to make me give up
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Be that self which one truly is.