Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.