A friend to all is a friend to none
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
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.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool