The only real laughter comes from despair.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.