He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.
Have the faith that, despite appearances, people are doing the best they can.
The time has come to lift the veil of secrecy, and let the truth emerge, so there can be a real and informed debate, about one of the most important problems facing our planet today.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.
If evil be said of thee, and it be true, correct thyself; if it be a lie, laugh at it.
My father being an outdoors person, he used to take us on quite a few adventures through the wild areas down there, introducing us to alligators and rattlesnakes and all the trees and plants.
The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart - far more damaging to yourself than to them.
I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Even if I don't mean to be critical, I often unconsciously home in on others' weaknesses and mistakes, The more I develop the habit of noticing goodness and only holding onto the good in others and situations, the more my own sense of well-being will rise. When I continually think: "He/she is wrong", I create a barrier that prevents me from reaching my own goodness.
Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and binding it against further light, and sometimes for years.
A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
Not the ones speaking the same language, but the ones sharing the same feeling understand each other.
Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence. The great Sufi poet Rumi wrote, ''Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship a permanent success.