It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I think, therefore I am.
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.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
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.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.