Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Appearances often are deceiving.