If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.