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.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.