"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
"Love should be a reality in your life, not just a poem, not just a dream. It has to be actualized. It is never too late to experience love for the first time. Learn to love. Very few people know how to love. They all know that love is needed, they all know that...
"If you want the truth, I’ll tell you the truth: Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you."
"Are you looking for me? I am in the next seat. My shoulder is against yours. You will not find me in the stupas, not in Indian shrine rooms, nor in synagogues, nor in cathedrals: not in masses, nor kirtans, not in legs winding around your own neck, nor in eating...
"Be realistic: Plan for a miracle"
"The knower of reality has said That even if recitation and physical hardships Are practised for long periods of time, They will be meaningless if the mind is distracted elsewhere."
"Mind cannot see the reality; mind can see only its own prejudices. It can see its own projections displayed on the screen of the world."
"You cannot be truthful if you are not courageous. You cannot be loving if you are not courageous. You cannot be trusting if you are not courageous. You cannot enter into reality if you are not courageous. Hence courage comes first... and everything else follows."
"The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them."
"Forget about your life situation and pay attention to your life. Your life situation exists in time. Your life is now. Your life situation is mind-stuff. Your life is real."