Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
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.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.