All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
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.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
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.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.