Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Wisdom begins at the end.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
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.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
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.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.