I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The lie is a condition of life.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
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.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.