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.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
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.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.