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.
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.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first