Compassion is the basis of morality.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
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.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.