There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.