One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
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.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
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.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
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 place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.