In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
I think, therefore I am.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.