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.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.