Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.