One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
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.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.