Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
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.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.