Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
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.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Criticize the act, not the person.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
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.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
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.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.