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.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
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.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.