A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
All wealth is the product of labor.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.