Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.