Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
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.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
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.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
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.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.