Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.