The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Life must be lived as play.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.