Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
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.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.