He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.