There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
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.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
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.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.