There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.