The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
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
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.