We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
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
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Think globally, act locally.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.