Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.