Be courteous to all, but intimate with few; and let those few be well-tried before you give them your confidence.
Every action has its seed in a thought and every thought is a creation of the thinker, the soul. I choose what thoughts I want to create and as is my thinking so is my experience in life. Going within, I touch the stillness and pure love that lie at the core of my being and every thought that I create is of benefit to myself and of benefit to humanity.
The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence.
Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination.
If you watch animals objectively for any length of time, you're driven to the conclusion that their main aim in life is to pass on their genes to the next generation.
A man is a succes if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Steer easily through life by keeping a light touch on the controls, and a strong sense of humour
Every great man has his disciples, and it is always Judas who writes the biography
We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.
There is no shame in finding someone else to be attractive, or good company. Even if they don't like you, there is still no shame. If you happen to be fond of someone, and they're not fond of you, it's OK... You don't have to wait and see if they'll love you back. You can announce it... Joy in life comes from expressing ourselves, in taking risks and jumping in. Everyone is not going to like you. But you can like who you like.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul.
Instead of being afraid of difficult situations, consider them to be your teacher and learn a lesson from them.
We are all born naked and screaming and if you're lucky that sort of thing won't stop there
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.
Cherish that which is within you, and shut off that which is without; for too much knowledge is a curse.
In situations of conflict, I have to realise that the only weapons I need are a smile and a loveful attitude.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
Mischievous people often use religious faith for their own interest and create conflict. We have to look at the real message of all these traditions.
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
You can go on changing the outer for lives and you will never be satisfied; something or other will remain to be changed. Unless the inner changes, the outer can never be perfect.