Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
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.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying 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.