A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
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.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.