The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
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'.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Appearances often are deceiving.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.