Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A precedent embalms a principle.
A friend to all is a friend to none
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Desire is the very essence of man.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
What can't be cured must be endured.
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.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.