Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
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.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.