The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
All great achievements require time.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
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 is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.