When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Appearances often are deceiving.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
All great achievements require time.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
What can't be cured must be endured.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?