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.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
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.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
A friend to all is a friend to none