It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.