To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Time wounds all heels.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.