The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
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.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.