If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
A friend to all is a friend to none
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.