You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
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.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.