Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The lie is a condition of life.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Appearances often are deceiving.
All great achievements require time.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.