The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.