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.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
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.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.