The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
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.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.