Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.