If a man considers that he is born, he cannot avoid the fear of death. Let him find out if he has been born or if the Self has any birth. ...Find from where thoughts emerge. Then you will be able to abide in the ever-present inmost Self and be free from the idea of birth or the fear of death.
That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.
Occasionally we find ourselves at unexpected crossroads with more than one opportunity from which to choose. Time itself is often the best indicator of which decision to make, for it can tell so many things that are now hazy.
Internally I am a hermit, and externally I am a prince. Arms mean protection to the poor and destruction of the tyrant. Baba Nanak had not renounced the world but had renounced maya, that is, self and ego.
When your sense of self is no longer tied to thought, is no longer conceptual, there is a depth of feeling, of sensing, of compassion, of loving, that was not there when you were trapped in mental concepts. You are that depth.
The self-confidence one builds from achieving difficult things and accomplishing goals is the most beautiful thing of all.
To understand oneself profoundly, one needs balance. Neither renunciation nor acquiescence.
All the lights of the world cannot be compared even to a ray of inner light of the Self.
The great, unborn Self is undecaying, immortal, undying, fearless, infinite.
Selfless service alone gives the needed strength and courage to awaken the real you sleeping in your heart.