Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.