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.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.