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.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Appearances often are deceiving.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.