You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
Your worst enemies won't harm you as much your own unguarded thoughts.
Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.
Fools wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man.
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
The more fully we give our energy, the more it returns to us.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Everything changes, nothing remains without change.
Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.
God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
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.
The root of suffering is attachment.
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
With our thoughts we make the world.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.
I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
People must have righteous principles in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
How soon not now, becomes never.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing.
We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Everything done in the world is done by hope.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.
Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
What we think, we become.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.