It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
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.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.