All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Time wounds all heels.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
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.
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 road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.