I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
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.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
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.
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.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.