The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Appearances often are deceiving.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.