A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
A man is literally what he thinks.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.