"Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace."
—Bhagavad Gita
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
—Winston Churchill
"Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom."
—Lao Tse
"Look into yourself and find the best part of the world there, in the form of love, selflessness and peace. The worst part is also there, in the form of hatred, unhealthy competition, selfishness and various manifestations of egotism. Get rid of these, and you will be a true yogi."
—Yogacarya Venkatesh
"The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind."
—Kahlil Gibran
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."
"Yoga is the cessation of the movements of the mind. Then there is abiding in the Seer's own form."
"Experience is the only teacher we have. We may talk and reason all our lives, but we shall not understand a word of truth until we experience it ourselves."
"Sometimes a great teacher teaches his students through silence. The best and deepest of the teachings is not communicated through books, speech or actions, but through silence. That special teaching is understood only when you are silent."
—Swami Rama
"Before you speak, think -Is it necessary? Is it true? Is it kind? Will it hurt anyone? Will it improve on the silence?"
—Sri Sathya Sai Baba
"Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is Love, enjoy it!"
—Sri Sathya Sai Baba
"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it."
—Anais Nin
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."
—Audrey Hepburn