Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
You always admire what you really don't understand.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.