Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
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 road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
A precedent embalms a principle.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Desire is the very essence of man.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.