Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
The earth paints a portrait of the sun at dawn with sunflowers in bloom. Unhappy with the portrait, she erases it and paints it again and again.
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
I leave no trace of wings in the air, but I am glad I have had my flight.
The force of arms only reveals man s weakness.
Merely to exist is not enough.
Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.
The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
The significance which is in unity is an eternal wonder.
The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist.
Bravery ceases to be bravery at a certain point, and becomes mere foolhardiness.
It is the docile who achieve the most impossible things in this world.
Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.