Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.