Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.