If you can grow in love, you will grow in awareness. If you grow in awareness, you will grow in love.
When we look outside ourselves for truth, we loose touch with our intuition.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
When you really see an aspect of yourself clearly with no judgment, you are at the door to balance and harmony and peace and freedom.
Once you are free, everything happens for you. You vibrate differently, and the world changes.
Yoga is not a religion-remember that. Yoga is not Hindu, it is not Mohammedan. Yoga is a pure science just like mathematics, physics or chemistry.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
To laugh at others is egoistic; to laugh at oneself is very humble. Learn to laugh at yourself - about your seriousness and things like that.
True, we love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
What is a prayer? Prayer is sending blessing to all. Prayer is sending your compassion to all. Prayer is creating an antidote of negative thoughts.
Not a single thought in the mind is ever original, it is always a repetition. Watch. Whenever mind says something, see that it is again putting you into a routine. Try to do something new and the mind will have less grip on you.
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness? The simple answer runs: because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
Join with those who sing songs, tell stories, enjoy life... because happiness is contagious. Join those who walk with their heads high even when they have tears in their eyes. Avoid those who... have never shed a tear.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
When you find yourself, you will be free.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
All knowledge burdens and closes you.
To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation.
Learn to laugh. Seriousness is a sin, and it is a disease. Laughter has tremendous beauty, a lightness. It will bring lightness to you, and it will give you wings to fly.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering.