Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.