Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.