Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
A precedent embalms a principle.