Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
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.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.