Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
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 greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
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.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
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.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.