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.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
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.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.