One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
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.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.