A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
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.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.