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.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
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.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe