You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Think globally, act locally.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!