Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
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.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.