True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Nature is not human-hearted.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.