Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.

Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.

The past has no power to stop you from being present now. Only your grievance about the past can do that.

Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.

Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.

Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.

Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the world.

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.

To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

Never apologize for showing feelings. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.

Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.