Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Think globally, act locally.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.