The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character