Ram Dass (Richard Alpert) is an American author and spiritual guru, best known for his works ‘Doing Your Own Being’ and ‘Be Here Now.' The first book co-authored by Ram Dass with L. Rau and R. Sears, ‘Identification and Child Rearing,’ was published in 1962 by the Stanford University Press. In 1964, Ram Dass co-authored ‘The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead’ with Ralph Metzner and Timothy Leary. He co-wrote ‘LSD’ with Sidney Cohen that was published in 1966. He published his best-selling book ‘Be Here Now’ in 1971, ‘Doing Your Own Being’ in 1973, and ‘The Only Dance There Is’ in 1974. In 1991, his book ‘Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service’ was published. He published ‘Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing and Dying’ in 2000 and ‘Paths to God: Living The Bhagavad Gita’ in 2004. He is renowned for his professional and personal associations with Timothy Leary. He is also a philanthropist and is the founder of charitable organizations like ‘Hanuman Foundation’ and ‘Seva Foundation.’ Here is a collection of Ram Dass' quotations which have been excerpted from his writings, lectures, interviews, books and speeches.