If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.