It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.