When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
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.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.