In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
I think, therefore I am.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.