Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
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?
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The object of the superior man is truth.
What's done can't be undone.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
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.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.