The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
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.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Criticize the act, not the person.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.