To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Desire is the very essence of man.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.