Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
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.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.