Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
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.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.