A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Think globally, act locally.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
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.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.