One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
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.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Appearances often are deceiving.