In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
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.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.