Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.