Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The lie is a condition of life.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
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.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
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