Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.