To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.