One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
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.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.