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.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Desire is the very essence of man.
Criticize the act, not the person.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
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.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.