Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
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.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.