What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
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.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.