All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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.
What's done can't be undone.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.