Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.