Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.