It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.