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.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
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.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Time wounds all heels.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.