Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
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.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Wisdom begins at the end.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.