Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.