A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Desire is the very essence of man.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
The lie is a condition of life.