A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Resist much. Obey little.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.