We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
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.