Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
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.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
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.