Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
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.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Think globally, act locally.