Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
A man is literally what he thinks.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Criticize the act, not the person.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
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.