Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.