Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
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.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.