To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.