The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.