Resist much. Obey little.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.