Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
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.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
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.