It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.