Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
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.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.