Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A man is literally what he thinks.
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.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
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.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.