Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
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.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
You always admire what you really don't understand.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.