You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
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.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Appearances often are deceiving.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.