Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.