Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
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.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I think, therefore I am.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.