Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.