Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.