Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
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.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.