Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.