Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
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.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
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.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.