Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.