Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Be curious, not judgmental.
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.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.