No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
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.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.