You often say, I would give, but only to the deserving. The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture. They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish. Surely he who is worthy to receive his days and his nights is worthy of all else from you.
Say not, 'I have found the truth', but rather, 'I have found a truth'.
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work…For if you bake with indifference, you bake a bitter bread.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
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.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.