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.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Think globally, act locally.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.