Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
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.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Intelligence is a moral category.
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.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.