Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Think globally, act locally.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Wisdom begins at the end.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The object of the superior man is truth.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.