There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.