The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.