Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
What's done can't be undone.
The lie is a condition of life.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.