Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Resist much. Obey little.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
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.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.