The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
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.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
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.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.