In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A precedent embalms a principle.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.