He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Think globally, act locally.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.