The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Wisdom begins at the end.