The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
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.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.