Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.