Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
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.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
All great achievements require time.