Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
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.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.