Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
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.
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.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Resist much. Obey little.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.