Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
All great achievements require time.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
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.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
What can't be cured must be endured.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The lie is a condition of life.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
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.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.