Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
The lie is a condition of life.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
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.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.