I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
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.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
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.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.