Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
I think, therefore I am.
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.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.