Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.