Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
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.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
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.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Think globally, act locally.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.