Live in the world like a waterfowl. The water clings to the bird, but the bird shakes it off. Live in the world like a mudfish. The fish lives in the mud, but its skin is always bright and shiny.
God laughs when two brothers divide their land with a string, saying to each other, ‘This side is mine and that side is yours.’ He laughs and says to Himself, ‘The whole universe belongs to me, but they say they own this portion or that portion.’
Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn, out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.
God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments.
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
God is in all men, but all men are not in God; that is why we suffer.
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.