The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Where there is love there is life.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.