Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
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.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
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.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
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.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.