There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Time wounds all heels.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
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.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.