Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.