A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
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
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.