Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
We never see ourselves as others see us.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
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.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
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.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.