Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
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.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
A friend to all is a friend to none
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid