All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.
To understand everything is to forgive everything.
To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
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.
When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
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.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
What we think, we become.
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?