Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.