Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.