I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
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.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.