Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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 difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
What can't be cured must be endured.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.