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.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
A friend to all is a friend to none
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.