One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
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.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
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.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.