So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Criticize the act, not the person.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A man is literally what he thinks.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.