This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.