The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A friend to all is a friend to none
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
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.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.