When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.