The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
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?
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Think globally, act locally.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
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.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more