What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
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.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.