I think that most of us would prefer to be popular than unpopular.
There is such thing as a ‘smart bomb’ – bombs are smart these days, you know.
The word ‘yoga’ means skill – skill to live your life, to manage your mind, to deal with your emotions, to be with people, to be in love and not let that love turn into hatred.
It’s a blessing that South Africa has a man like Nelson Mandela.
Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
Yoga is self-conquest. Self-conquest is God-realisation. He who practises yoga does two things with one stroke: he simplifies his whole life, and he gets free access to the Divine.
I don’t blame people who suspect my performance. My own mind suspects it. How can I blame them?
We know that peace is only possible when it is the fruit of justice. True peace is a profound transformation by means of the force of nonviolence that is the power of love.
Just because one brother is good and one brother is bad in the same family, we cannot say that the rest of the family is bad or good.