We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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 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.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.