Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.