Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.