The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
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.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.