You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
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.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
We think too much and feel too little.
A day without laughter is a day wasted.
A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
In the end, everything is a gag.
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
I remain just one thing, and one thing only — and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.