Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
What's done can't be undone.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.