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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.