A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
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.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.