The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
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.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.