Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Be curious, not judgmental.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.