Even as a tortoise draws in its limbs, the wise can draw in their senses at will.
O Krishna, the stillness of divine union which you describe is beyond my comprehension. How can the mind, which is so restless, attain lasting peace? Krishna, the mind is restless, turbulent, powerful, violent; trying to control it is like trying to tame the wind.
What is work and what is not work are questions that perplex the wisest of men.
Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed.
But they for whom I am the supreme goal, who do all work renouncing self for me and meditate on me with single-hearted devotion, these I will swiftly rescue from death's vast sea, for their consciousness has entered into me.
Action should culminate in wisdom.
Offer unto me that which is very dear to thee -- which thou holdest most covetable. Infinite are the results of such an offering.
For one who has been honored, dishonor is worse than death.