Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
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.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Criticize the act, not the person.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.