The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The lie is a condition of life.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
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.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Desire is the very essence of man.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.