Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Think globally, act locally.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.