If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
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 greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
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.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
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.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.