One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
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.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
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.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.