Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
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 you stand depends on where you sit.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.