Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Desire is the very essence of man.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are