Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Be curious, not judgmental.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.