In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Think globally, act locally.
The only real laughter comes from despair.