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.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
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.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.