One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Think globally, act locally.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.