Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Be curious, not judgmental.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
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.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.