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.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
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.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.