The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.