If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
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.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.