In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
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.
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.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
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.