The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.