It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.