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.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy