Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The object of the superior man is truth.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
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.