The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
What goes up must come down.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.