Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
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.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.