To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
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.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.