I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
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.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.