Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
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.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.