If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
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.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.