If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
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
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.