In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
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.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Think globally, act locally.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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.