Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.