All great achievements require time.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.