It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
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.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
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.