If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The lie is a condition of life.