Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.