Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
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.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence