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.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.