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.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
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.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget 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.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.