To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
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.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Resist much. Obey little.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.