Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
I think, therefore I am.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
All great achievements require time.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.