If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.