Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
A friend to all is a friend to none
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.