Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Criticize the act, not the person.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
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.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
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.
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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.