An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
All great achievements require time.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.