My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
First you must learn to control your self. The rest follows. Blessed is he who knows himself and commands himself, for the world is his and love and happiness and peace walk with him wherever he goes.
Art is something about the spirit... if you want to make something that has a spirit, and speaks to the spirit of other people in the world, you have to touch it, you have to physically address it... if you don't, if you just farm it out, it becomes a product.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don't have to like it... it's just easier if you do.
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
You are here to enable the divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are!
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.
I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Things don't change, only the way you look at them.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
You create your own universe as you go along.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
As we cultivate peace and happiness in ourselves, we also nourish peace and happiness in those we love.
Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
I choose to believe that there is good in people and that everything is a lesson. Our place on Earth is to go deeper, to somehow get wiser. To have spirit.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Our capacity to make peace with another person and with the world depends very much on our capacity to make peace with ourselves.
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
One who is established in a comfortable posturewhile concentrating on the inner self alonenaturally becomes immersed in the spontaneousarising of the heart's ocean of bliss.
Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body.
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