Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Compassion is the basis of morality.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.