All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
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.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.