Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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.
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.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
The lie is a condition of life.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Time wounds all heels.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy