We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Wisdom begins at the end.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
A precedent embalms a principle.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.