Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
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.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.