In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
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!
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law