How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
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.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.