A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Time wounds all heels.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.