We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
What's done can't be undone.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
You always admire what you really don't understand.