Criticize the act, not the person.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Be curious, not judgmental.
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.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.