If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently.
I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
Let go, and move closer to existence in silence and peace, in meditation.
Is not life a hundred times too short to bore ourselves?
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
All paths are the same: they lead nowhere. However, a path without a heart is never enjoyable. On the other hand, a path with heart is easy - it does not make a warrior work at liking it; it makes for a joyful journey; as long as a man follows it, he is one with it.
What we think, we become.
Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn't have the courage to say "yes" to life?
Religion is just like an oasis; the desert is vast, and sometimes in tiny parts of the desert an oasis appears. And while it lasts, seek it, and while it is there, drink of it - and it is very very rare.
The universe has a way of giving us exactly what we believe to be true or possible.
This world has to be loved, this world has to be respected, this world has to be your temple, your mosque, your church. This world has to be your gratefulness, your gratitude. Enlightenment is not something of another world. Enlightenment happens now and here.
One will not go wrong if one attributes extreme actions to vanity, average ones to habit, and petty ones to fear.
We all need to feel that we are contributing value to the lives of others.
You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Spirituality is your original face; it is the discovery of your intrinsic nature.
I am afraid that our eyes are bigger than our stomachs, and that we have more curiosity than understanding. We grasp at everything, but catch nothing except wind.
We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.
I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.