The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in 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.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Think globally, act locally.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
All great achievements require time.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.