Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
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.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.