Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
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.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.