Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Appearances often are deceiving.