It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Wisdom begins at the end.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The object of the superior man is truth.