''“Beauty surrounds us.” ''
''“Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.” ''
''“When you feel a peaceful joy, thats when you are near truth.”''
''“Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” ''
''“Take someone who doesnt keep score, whos not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing, who has not the slightest interest even in his own personality: hes free.” ''
''“I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.” ''
''“The cure for pain is in the pain.” ''
''“I know youre tired but come, this is the way.” ''
''“And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” ''
''“My soul is from elsewhere, Im sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” ''
''“In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” ''
''“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.” ''
''“Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.” ''
''“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” ''
''“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ''
''“Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.” ''
''“These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” ''
''“Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.” ''
''“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” ''
''“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.”''
''“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, dont you?” ''
''“Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesnt matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again , come , come.” ''
''“What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” ''
''“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ''
''“Like a sculptor, if necessary, carve a friend out of stone. Realize that your inner sight is blind and try to see a treasure in everyone.” ''
''“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Dont go back to sleep.” ''
''“But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.” ''
''“Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.” ''
''“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”''
''“Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” ''
''“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” ''
''“Lovers dont finally meet somewhere. Theyre in each other all along.” ''
''“That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.” ''
''“Remember. The way you make love is the way God will be with you.” ''
''“The moon stays bright when it doesnt avoid the night.” ''
''“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.”''
''“Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.” ''
''“Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.” ''
''“Two there are who are never satisfied -- the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge.” ''
''“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.” ''
''“If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?” ''
''“In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.” ''
''“I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. Ive been knocking from the inside.” ''
''“Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged” ''
''“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” ''
''“Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absentminded. Someone sober will worry about things going badly. Let the lover be. ” ''
''“We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.”''
''“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ''
''“Dance, when youre broken open. Dance, if youve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when youre perfectly free.” ''
''“A mountain keeps an echo deep inside. Thats how I hold your voice.” ''
''“They say there is a doorway from heart to heart, but what is the use of a door when there are no walls?” ''
''“If you desire healing, let yourself fall ill let yourself fall ill.” ''
''“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” ''
''“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one” ''
''“Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” ''
''“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames” ''
''“Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear.”''
''“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” ''
''“A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.” ''
''“On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day.” ''
''“What you seek is seeking you.” ''
''“You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” ''
''“silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.” ''
''“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”''
''“I didnt come here of my own accord, and I cant leave that way. Whoever brought me here will have to take me home.” ''
''“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ''
''“Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.” ''
''“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” ''
''“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ''
''“Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.” ''
''“Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.” ''
''“Dont be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” ''
''“Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” ''
''“You think because you understand one you must also understand two, because one and one make two. But you must also understand and.” ''
''“Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” ''
''“Within tears, find hidden laughter Seek treasures amid ruins, sincere one. ” ''
''“Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe.” ''
''“You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” ''