It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
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.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.