Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
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.
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.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Think globally, act locally.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Intelligence is a moral category.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.