I'll always be poor in my mind.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Sunlight is painting.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
What is to give light must endure burning.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
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.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.