A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The object of the superior man is truth.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.