Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.