Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.