Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
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.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
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.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens