It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
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.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
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?
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.