A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The lie is a condition of life.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.