To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Criticize the act, not the person.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.