I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
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.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The lie is a condition of life.
Think globally, act locally.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.