Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.