As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
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
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.