Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
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.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The lie is a condition of life.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
What can't be cured must be endured.