My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
In moments of great grief, that’s 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.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Resist much. Obey little.
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.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.