Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I think, therefore I am.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The lie is a condition of life.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.