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.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.