A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Time wounds all heels.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.