Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aesthetic critic can understand it.
The secret of karma yoga which is to perform actions without any fruitive desires is taught by Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita.
Is Fate getting what you deserve, or deserving what you get?
Can you hear those footsteps behind you? That’s not me running after you. That’s KARMA catching up to you.
The idea of karma is that you continually get the teachings that you need to open your heart.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing.
We all want to be loved, don’t we? Everyone looks for a way of finding love. It’s a constant search for affection in every walk of life.
Art has the answers to many of the questions we weren’t brave enough to ask.
Have you ever looked at the stars drunk and sworn they were burning just for you? It’s hard not to believe in magic it’s hard not to believe in whiskey.
The question is not of ‘right’ and ‘left’; the issue really is Democracy versus Totalitarianism.
During the 1942 Quit India Movement, I was a student at Gwalior High School. I was arrested by the British for participating in the movement. My parents then sent me off to my village where, again, I jumped into the movement.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.
There’s no question that the galleries still like to see birdies and eagles. If you take them all away, it takes some of the dramatics, the excitement of a golf tournament, and we [people] don’t want to do that.
You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
Children have a master to teach them, grown-ups have the poets.
Teach me to feel another’s woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.