Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
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.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength