It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The lie is a condition of life.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Wisdom begins at the end.