The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
All great achievements require time.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
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.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.