A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
What's done can't be undone.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.