Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it.
Music fills the infinite between two souls.
I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.