Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Desire is the very essence of man.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.