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.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
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.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
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.