Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Resist much. Obey little.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The lie is a condition of life.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.