The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Thought is free.
Effective action is always unjust.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.