It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Resist much. Obey little.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Be curious, not judgmental.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.