Criticize the act, not the person.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Wisdom begins at the end.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.