The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Resist much. Obey little.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.