One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
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.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.