Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.