I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Think globally, act locally.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.