Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The object of the superior man is truth.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.