In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.