Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Time wounds all heels.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.