"Our mind is greedy; it is always after some gain, some profit, some achievement. It goes on asking, 'What will I gain if I go to the ocean? What will I achieve if I seek samadhi or nirvana or emptiness?' We always ask what we are going to achieve, and we never ask –...
"Having departed from this life And from all my friends and relatives, If all alone I must go elsewhere What is the use of making friends and enemies?"
"Instead of asking 'What do I want from life?', a more powerful question is, 'What does life want from me?'"
"The man old in days will not hesitate to ask a small child seven days old about the place of life, and he will live. For many who are first will become last, and they will become one and the same."
"Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods."
"The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life."