When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.