Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
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.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.