Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?