There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.