Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.