Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
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.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
I think, therefore I am.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Compassion is the basis of morality.
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.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
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.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.