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.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
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.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Think globally, act locally.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little