Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
What's done can't be undone.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.