It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The lie is a condition of life.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.