It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
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.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?