It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.