To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
All great achievements require time.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
What can't be cured must be endured.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.