Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Live simply so others may simply live.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.