Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Resist much. Obey little.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.