We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Think globally, act locally.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.