Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
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.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.