Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
What can't be cured must be endured.
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.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
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 greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.