You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
A man is literally what he thinks.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
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.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.