Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
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.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
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.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.