Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.