When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Intelligence is a moral category.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.