Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The object of the superior man is truth.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.