A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
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.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.