And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
What's done can't be undone.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
I think, therefore I am.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.