Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
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.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.