Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
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.