Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Resist much. Obey little.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
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.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.