Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
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 more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.