Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
What can't be cured must be endured.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.