Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
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.
All great achievements require time.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
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.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.