You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.