A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The lie is a condition of life.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool