If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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 is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
I think, therefore I am.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.