Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom