Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
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.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The lie is a condition of life.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.