One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
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.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
I think, therefore I am.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.