We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Appearances often are deceiving.
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.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.