The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
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.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
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.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.