To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.