We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
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.
Resist much. Obey little.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.