Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
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.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.