We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
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.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.