Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.