When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Desire is the very essence of man.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
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.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.