What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
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.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.