Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.