Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
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.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The object of the superior man is truth.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
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.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The only real laughter comes from despair.