Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Desire is the very essence of man.