Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.