Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
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.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
A man is literally what he thinks.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
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.
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.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.