There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
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.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.