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.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Appearances often are deceiving.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The object of the superior man is truth.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.