In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.