We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.