I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
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.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens