If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.