The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
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!
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.