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.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Intelligence is a moral category.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.