Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
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.
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.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.