Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care